“Survey Finds 1 in 4 Americans Gamble Daily” “Studies” like this give the false impression that gambling away half of your income is a positive thing. In reality, it leads to gambling addiction. We must continue to push back against these false narratives. The statistics in the “responsible gambling” report are eye-opening. … See more
The minimum wage in Texas is $7.25 per hour. It would take almost 14 hours for a worker to earn back the money lost from this $100 scratch-off ticket. “A significant amount of sales for these convenience stores is from people coming in to cash their payroll checks,” he said. Stores pay a portion of the check amounts in cash, and customers accept the rest in lottery tickets..” READ MORE
This is why we emphasize that “risk-free” bets are never risk-free. “One of the worst things that would happen when I was trying to stop gambling was when the companies would message you as a ‘VIP customer’ and say, ‘We haven’t seen you for a while – here’s £200 in your account.” READ MORE
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